Atlas B744 at Nuremberg on Feb 20th 2019, technical problem

Last Update: February 20, 2019 / 23:19:28 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 20, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Atlas Air

Flight number
5Y-8591

Aircraft Registration
N464MC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

An Atlas Air Boeing 747-400, registration N464MC performing flight 5Y-8591 from Nuremberg (Germany) to Portsmouth,NH (USA), was climbing out of Nuremberg when the crew stopped the climb at FL190 due to some technical problem, the speed over ground remained below 320 knots. The crew decided to divert to Leipzig (Germany), descended the aircraft to FL140, dumped fuel and landed safely in Leipzig, emergency services were on stand by, about 105 minutes after departure.

Leipzig Airport reported emergency services were on standby by standard operating procedures, the aircraft landed safely despite some technical problem. The aircraft was repaired and departed later in the afternoon.

The occurrence aircraft remained on the ground for about 3:15 hours, then departed again and reached Portsmouth with a delay of about 5 hours.
Aircraft Registration Data
Registration mark
N464MC
Country of Registration
United States
Date of Registration
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Manufacturer
BOEING
Aircraft Model / Type
747-446
Number of Seats
ICAO Aircraft Type
B744
Year of Manufacture
Serial Number
Aircraft Address / Mode S Code (HEX)
Engine Count
Engine Manufacturer
Engine Model
Engine Type
Pounds of Thrust
Main Owner
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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Feb 20, 2019

Classification
Incident

Airline
Atlas Air

Flight number
5Y-8591

Aircraft Registration
N464MC

Aircraft Type
Boeing 747-400

ICAO Type Designator
B744

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